Tuesday September 24, 2013 
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM 

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Norris Conference Center - Fort Worth
304 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Texas Culture Change Coalition and the
Department of Aging and Disabilitity Services
Third Annual Conference
"Culture Change: Moving Forward in Texas" 

This conference seeks to promote the preferences of individuals living or working in long term care settings to achieve healthy and happy outcomes for both those who live there and those who serve.

Presentation Topics Include

  • Kendall Brune, PhD, MBA, FACHCA
    Opening Plenary 
  • Jane Nunnelee, PhD, RN-BC, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Coordinator of the Gerontological Nursing Intitative; Baylor University
    Role of the Nurse
  • Stan Ingman, PhD, Director of the Doctoral Program in Applied Gerontology; Univeristy of North Texas
    Self-directed Teams
  • Kendall Brune, PhD, MBA, FACHCA
    Business Benefits
  • David Seaton, Owner/Founder of LiveOak Living Community and Scott McAvoy, Vice President of Operations of Marbridge
    Culture Change in Longterm Care for people with Intellectual Disabilities
  •  Harriet Cohen, PhD, LCS; Texas Christian University
    Caring for Special Populations
  • Meredith Patterson, RN, BSN, CRRN; Brainstorm Mind Fitness 
    Closing Plenary 


Online registrations can be paid by credit card through PayPal or by check.  If paying by check, please enter all information online and choose check as your payment choice.  Print your emailed confirmation and send to TxCCC with your payment. Please note if you are paying by check, registration is not considered complete until payment has been received.

Early bird rate extended to September 13th!

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Our annual conference offers a wealth of opportunities for visability both at the event and in the marketing leading up to the conference.

Many levels of sponsorships are available, each with their own special benefits.  Regardless of which level you choose, you will uniquely market your organization as an important part of the Culture Change movement in Texas.

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities

Poster Presentations

Have you found ways to incorporate culture change into your community? Consider entering our poster presentation highlighting your findings.  Selected posters will be displayed for conference attendees throughout the day.  

The deadline to submit an abstract is September 1st.

Click here to see poster entry requirements.

The Texas Culture Change Coalition (TxCCC) is dedicated to transforming the culture of long-term care provided to Texans, who are aging or have disabilities, by affirming the dignity and value of each individual and the caregivers who provide support for them.